St. Barbara Elementary School

5306 W. Mcfadden Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92704-0927
Tel: (714)775-9477
Grades: PK-8 | 348 students
Students learn to respect the dignity of each person as a child of God.
Students learn to respect the dignity of each person as a child of God.
St Barbara Elementary School is a Kindergarten through 8th Grade Catholic Parish School.
St. Barbara Catholic School exists to support and complement the parents in their responsibility to be the primary educators of their children.
The overall mission of St. Barbara Catholic School is to teach the Gospel, and to model Jesus Christ.
Its primary goals are to assist students to grow into the fullness of life in Jesus, to be members of the community of believers, and to teach the redeeming message of God's love.
The focus, therefore, is on the development of the whole person: physically, intellectually, morally, psychologically, socially, and spiritually.
Recognizing that a Catholic School should be available to all who desire this educational environment, the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Orange strive to accept everyone for whom an appropriate program can be designed and implemented.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 348 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade St. Barbara Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 30 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,800
Tuition Notes Tuition is divided into 10 monthly payments. $450 education fee per child due upon registration. Per family participation includes 25 service hours ($25 per hour buyout) and fundraising. Open house is January 2, 2012 10:30-2pm.
Admissions Director Karen Atencio


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Softball, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Decathlon, School Newspaper, Student Choir, Student Council Student Choir, Academic Decathlon,
School Newspaper,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • St. Barbara School Mission: St. Barbara School is a Catholic Parish School, serving families in the cities of Santa Ana, CA and other near-by locations in Orange County. Our mission is to create a safe, Catholic, Christian environment in which our sturdents are able to become individuals of faith who live the Gospel message, life-long learners, confident effective communicators, responsible citizens in our community, and respectful, health-conscious individuals.
  • School-wide Learning Expectations
  • Within a safe Catholic, Christian environment, St. Barbara School provides instruction which enhances the academic, spiritual, aesthetic, social and physical growth of our students. Therefore, our students are capable of being:
  • Individuals of faith who live the Gospel message by: Understanding and valuing basic elements of Catholicism. Growing in their relationship with Christ. Developing and growing in their prayer life. Working to achieve social justice. Reflecting God's infinite love in relationships with others. Contributing time, talent, and treasure to the Church community
  • Life-long learners with a solid foundation of knowledge who can: Demonstrate competency in the basic skills. Think critically and solve problems. Develop study skills rooted in self-discipline and motivation. Utilize technology to facilitate learning. Appreciate creativity and the fine arts.
  • Confident, effective communicators who: Read with discernment and understanding. Compute with accuracy Write with clarity. Think independently. Speak effectively.
  • Responsible citizens of the local and world communities who: Acknowledge that they can make a difference. Support and participate in local and national affairs. Develop understanding, compassion, and respect for all people Recognize dangers and opportunities in the modern world. Recognize and appreciate the struggles and sacrifices parents make Fulfill family responsibilities. Develop self-confidence and leadership qualities.
  • Respectful, health-conscious individuals who: Value themselves, others, and all of God's creation. Understand the importance of making healthy choices. Have the knowledge of and appreciation for a variety of physical activities.

Profile last updated: 08/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Bethel Baptist School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ari Guiragos Minassian Armenian School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ari Guiragos Minassian Armenian School (0 miles away)
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